SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Wes Short Jr. earned one of five Champions Tour cards for next season in his first attempt at the 50-and-older circuit.
David Frost and Mark Calcavecchia were a stark contrast coming off the 18th green Saturday, even though they are tied for the lead after two rounds of the 3M Championship. Calcavecchia held a three-shot lead after 16 holes, but bogeyed the final two holes to finish with a 66.
7 Aug 2010 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
Tommy Armour III was the first player off the tee Friday. He'll be the last one off Saturday. Armour shot a 9-under 63 and has a one-stroke lead over Mark Calcavecchia and David Frost after one round of the 3M Championship.
6 Aug 2010 - 5:49pm - 0 Comments
When Mark Calcavecchia pulled into the TPC Twin Cities course parking lot and saw his name on a sign with “Champions Tour” above it, he felt he was at the right place. His time has come to play on the Champions Tour, and his challenge now is finding the confidence and consistency he needs to stay
5 Aug 2010 - 10:55am - 0 Comments
Fred Couples joked that most of his fans probably left after he took a triple-bogey 8 on the second hole Sunday. They stuck around, giving the Seattle native a rousing ovation at every hole during Sunday's final round of the U.S.
1 Aug 2010 - 8:45pm - 0 Comments
Bernhard Langer was more than willing to be the villain if it meant winning the U.S.
1 Aug 2010 - 6:09pm - 0 Comments
Chien Soon Lu shot a 2-under 68 on Saturday to move into a tie for third in the U.S. Senior Open, five strokes behind leaders Fred Couples and Bernhard Langer with one round left.
31 Jul 2010 - 8:07pm - 0 Comments
Fred Couples shot a 5-under 65 on Saturday for a share of the U.S. Senior Open lead, feeding off a raucous hometown crowd hoping the native son can win his first U.S.
31 Jul 2010 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Bernhard Langer overcame a shaky front nine Friday with an eagle and birdie on the inward half to take the lead at 3 under in the second round of the U.S.
30 Jul 2010 - 10:18pm - 0 Comments
The fans following Fred Couples and Tom Watson early Thursday morning were sometimes six- and seven-deep, wedging themselves between tree trunks and ducking under limbs. Very quietly, and without much attention, Bruce Vaughan was the player taking early control of the U.S.
29 Jul 2010 - 9:20pm - 0 Comments
Fred Couples arrived at the U.S.
28 Jul 2010 - 11:06pm - 0 Comments
Corey Pavin’s thought process was sound. His execution was a little off. Standing in the middle of the 11th fairway on Tuesday morning, Pavin decided to take the two mammoth fir trees creating field goal uprights in front of the green out of play.
27 Jul 2010 - 8:13pm - 0 Comments
Paul Azinger and Nick Price have pulled out of this week's U.S. Senior Open with injuries. Both players withdrew on Monday, the first day of practice rounds at Sahalee Country Club outside Seattle.
26 Jul 2010 - 5:29pm - 0 Comments
Bernhard Langer won his first senior major title on Sunday, holding off a final-round challenge from Corey Pavin for a one-stroke win in the Senior British Open. The German shot a 1-over 72 at Carnoustie to finish at 5-under 279.
25 Jul 2010 - 4:24pm - 0 Comments
Bernhard Langer took a three-shot lead in the Senior British Open after shooting a 2-under 69 in the third round at Carnoustie on Saturday. The German has yet to win on the Champions Tour, but is in position to change that after outplaying his nearest rival, Corey Pavin.
24 Jul 2010 - 4:31pm - 0 Comments
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Bernhard Langer fired a 4-under-par 67 Thursday to earn a share of the lead after the opening round of the Senior British Open at Carnoustie. The German, bidding for a first major title on the 'round-bellies' tour, joined England's Carl Mason and Jay Don Blake of the United States atop the leader
22 Jul 2010 - 5:26pm - 0 Comments
Tom Watson is using the pain of missing the cut at St.
21 Jul 2010 - 12:32pm - 0 Comments
Mark O’Meara withdrew from the Senior British Open at Carnoustie on Tuesday following the death of his father Bob at the age of 81. The 53-year-old O’Meara, a two-time major winner, cut short his two-week visit to Scotland to fly home to Florida and be with his family. Bob O’Meara had heart su
20 Jul 2010 - 10:24am - 0 Comments
Larry Mize won the inaugural Montreal Championship for his first Champions Tour victory, closing with an 8-under 64 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over John Cook at Fontainebleau Golf Club. The 51-year-old Mize, the 1987 Masters champion, had an eagle, seven birdies and a bogey in the final r
4 Jul 2010 - 5:20pm - 0 Comments
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